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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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MP3 / Audio management


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CHD

Community Member, 219 Posts

16 September 2010 at 4:09am

Hi guys,

couple of questions:

1) how do i enable "drag and drop re-ordering" on the MP3/ Audio tab of the CMS?
2) is it possible to read the file length and display it in the front end? I need a call that i can place in my .XML template...

any ideas?

thanks!

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

16 September 2010 at 4:37am

You can enable drag-and-drop by adding to your _config.php:

SortableDataObject::add_sortable_class('YourDataObject');

and run /dev/build

For the file size, you can use $FileObject.Size.

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CHD

Community Member, 219 Posts

16 September 2010 at 4:39am

amazing. every time!

to clarify, will $FileObject.Size show the length of the audio? not the size in MB?

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CHD

Community Member, 219 Posts

16 September 2010 at 5:00am

hmmmm...

$FileObject.Size did nothing.
and $File.Size just shows the file size in MB :)

what should i try next?

P.S - the drag and drop worked like a dream!

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

16 September 2010 at 5:03am

Oh, no.. the length of the audio is not something that can be calculated by PHP. I don't even think ffmpeg can do that.

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CHD

Community Member, 219 Posts

16 September 2010 at 5:07am

hmmmm... there must be a way?

otherwise how do all the other audio player in the world show play times? i dont think its done manually...
plus my player shows the play time next to the "slide bar" as in... 00:07 of 03:24

so its working it out somehow! lol i just want it to appear in the XML feed so that the player can show the time next to the track before you play it. see here: http://www.silentrepublic.com/listen/